Avery, William Joseph, CPT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1941-1942, Philippine Division
Service Years
1898 - 1942



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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 10, 1942
Hostile, Died
Intentional Homicide
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
A, 4, 47

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World War II Fallen
  1942, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Philippine Division
  1941-1942, Philippine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain William Avery died while being held as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese at Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Philippines. 

He was assigned to an Infantry Unit in the Philippine Divison. He was 62. He had been residing with his wife at the Presidio of San Francisco in 1940, and he held the rank of Warrant Officer..

Note:  Duties and such in the Philippines are not known.
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